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Two fatalities, four vehicles involved in Sunday I-74 crash

Two people were killed in a multi-vehicle Interstate 74 crash Sunday.


Responders were called to the I-74 westbound lanes near the 120 mile marker Sunday afternoon at about 2:30 p.m.  A 2018 Peterbilt semi tractor-trailer driven by Larry Vincent, 59, of Fairfield, Ohio, struck a vehicle that was in stopped / slowed traffic.  That led to a chain reaction involving two more vehicles.


The semi struck a 2021 Hyundai driven by Allen Aubrey, 47, of Indianapolis.  Aubrey was pronounced dead at the scene.  A passenger in the Hyundai, Patrice Yvonne Graham-Adams, 41, of Indianapolis, was transported to an Indianapolis hospital.  She later died of her injuries.


The Hyundai struck a 2021 Lexus driven by Hugh McCloskey, 52, of Cincinnati.  His Lexus then struck a 2018 Chevy truck driven by Hugh Wickizer, 65, of Shelbyville. 


Both McCloskey and Wickizer were transported to the hospital for a complaint of pain.


The westbound lanes of the  interstate were closed until about 5:30 p.m.